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Chilly, Breezy Weekend Ahead Of Eagles-Patriots Matchup – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A chilly and breezy weekend on tap across the Delaware Valley. Saturday will be the pick of the weekend thanks to plenty of sunshine. Northeast winds between 10 to 20 mph will lead the wind chills in the 30s all day long, so be sure to bundle up. Unfortunately we will say goodbye to the sunshine for a few days as the clouds increase Saturday night. These clouds will be associated with a coastal storm lucking offshore. It will stay well offshore, but will pass close enough to bring us clouds with…

31-Year-Old Man Charged In Shooting At High School Football Game, 4 Others Arrested In Connection To Incident – CBS Philly

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — Officials say five men were charged in connection to a shooting at a high school football game in Pleasantville. The Atlantic City Prosecutor’s Office charged 31-year-old Alvin Wyatt with attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose in the shooting which injured an adult and two juveniles. Credit: Atlantic City Prosecutor’s Office Four other men were at the game and connected to the shooting. Police charged 27-year-old Michael Mack,…

Illiterate People Are Twice As Likely To Develop Dementia, Study Says – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — Whether or not you can read and write could be a factor in your ability to stave off dementia as you grow older, according to a new study from scientists at Columbia University. They published their results Wednesday in the online issue of the journal Neurology. Researchers studied 983 adults over age 65 living in New York City’s Washington Heights area who had four or less years of schooling. Visiting the participants’ homes, the scientists performed tests of the memory, language and visual or…

Sixers Fall To Thunder In Overtime Despite Joel Embiid’s Double-Double – CBS Philly

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder top the Philadelphia 76ers 127-119 in overtime on Friday night. Chris Paul had 27 points for the Thunder, who had dropped three of four. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points, and Terrance Ferguson finished with 19. It was the biggest win of the season for a Thunder franchise that lost All-Stars Russell Westbrook and Paul George in offseason trades. The crowd roared in the fourth quarter and overtime and made it seem, for a night,…

Child And Man Injured In Shooting At High School Football Game In Pleasantville – CBS Philly

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (CBS) — Police say a man and a boy were injured when shots erupted at a high school football game in Pleasantville Friday night, police say. Authorities say the two were injured when shots rang out in the Pleasantville stands around 8:29 p.m. Friday night. Both victims are in serious condition at this time, according to police. There is no word on either victim’s age or how many times they were shot. Authorities say the boy has been flown to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for treatment. Police…

Flyers Fail To Capitalize On Late 4-Minute Power Play In 2-1 Loss To Senators – CBS Philly

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Filip Chlapik scored in the second period, Anders Nilsson made 26 saves and the Ottawa Senators killed off a late four-minute power play to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Friday night. Ottawa’s Colin White took a double minor for high-sticking Claude Giroux with just over four minutes remaining in the game. The Flyers pulled Carter Hart for a two-man advantage, but were unable to get the equalizer. Tyler Ennis also scored for the Senators (7-10-1), who have won four of their last five. Tyler…

Another Philadelphia School Tainted By Asbestos Has Parents Furious With School District – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Another Philadelphia school is tainted by asbestos. It was discovered last month, but students have not been moved. Now some parents are taking matters into their own hands. The School District of Philadelphia will meet with parents on Monday, but many are angry it’s taken so long for the school district to take action. “They just don’t need to be there,” parent Tamitra Foreman said. “It’s unhealthy. It’s wrong.” Parents of children who attend Peirce Thomas M. School in North Philadelphia are fed up.…

Recent Trend Of Children Murdered, Abused Taking Toll On Authorities Charged With Investigating – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In Philadelphia, a recent trend in crimes against children is taking a toll on those charged with investigating them. After seven murders and two horrific abuse cases, the Philadelphia Police Department is utilizing counselors and pleading for the violence to end. “Our folks are hurting,” Acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter said. For Coulter, Friday marked her 32nd year with the department and she says never in that time has she experienced a wave of child tragedy like this. “Even those folks…

American Heart Association Launches Massive #QuitLying Campaign Aimed At E-Cigarette Industry – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Quit lying — that’s the name of a new campaign from the American Heart Association aimed at the e-cigarette industry. It was launched in Philadelphia at the association’s scientific conference on Friday. The campaign comes with a big research investment and advocacy push. The American Heart Association says the teenage vaping epidemic is a health crisis. “There’s a lot of peer pressure, especially when you walk around in school and everybody around you is doing it,” 16-year-old former vaper Katelyn…

Saturday Marks Two Months Since Dulce Maria Alavez Disappeared From Bridgeton City Park – CBS Philly

BRIDGETON, N.J. (CBS) — Saturday will mark two months since 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from a Cumberland County park. Weeks have now turned to months since Dulce was last seen. Her family and community members remain frustrated, but hopeful Dulce will be found. “Every time it gets dark, I think about her. She doesn’t like sleeping by herself,” Dulce’s mother, Noema Alavez Perez, said. It’s been a two-month-long nightmare for Alavez Perez. No one has seen or heard from her 5-year-old daughter Dulce since…
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